It just grabbed me,” recalled Diana, a 2011 Victor Award honoree.At their peak in the mid-90’s, when arts funding was more bountiful, CPTT received many grants, including decades of support from the Mac Arthur Foundation.Many kids aren’t infused with positive reinforcement and CPTT gives them something, anything. Thirty-eight years’ worth of youthful imagination run wild on topics with morality tales.We used some of that to create a show about reducing your carbon footprint. It may start as silliness, but at times can blossom into light quanta, space-time or innovative agricultural businesses later in life. The ability of the mind to wonder and play, to invent. Whether it be a Venus Fly Trap devouring watches or a flower refusing to be photosynthesized (two of a myriad of child contributions to Child’s Play), these ideas emanate from the young mind’s unfiltered convergence.June and Victor had a vision: Aggregate material from elementary-age school kids, add humor, music, dance and panache, and hire professional actors to perform shows live in schools and other institutions. He wrote scripts, I handled audience participation. “It’s probably the biggest thing that’s ever happened to them to that point in their young lives.
There she met Victor Podagrosi, who was studying theater. Tragically, Victor died of a heart attack at the age of 41.
features three sections: • Part 1, "Making the Medieval Manuscript," offers an in-depth examination of the process of manuscript production, from the preparation of the writing surface through the stages of copying the text, rubrication, decoration, glossing, and annotation to the binding and storage of the completed codex. Encounters with Damaged Manuscripts Chapter 8, Assessing Manuscript Origin and Provenance Chapter 9. Selected Scripts Part III: Some Manuscript Genres Chapter 11, The Bible and Related Texts Chapter 12.
• Part 2, "Reading the Medieval Manuscript," focuses on the skills necessary for the successful study of manuscripts, with chapters on transcribing and editing; reading texts damaged by fire, water, insects, and other factors; assessing evidence for origin and provenance; and describing and cataloguing manuscripts.
Founded in 1978, Chicago’s Child’s Play Touring Theatre, a 501(c)3 charity, was once graced by Greek American film/TV actor Tina Fey in her formative theatrical years.
What attracts talent to CPTT is it was the first theater group to tap into the brilliant imagination of youth and use it to inspire kids themselves.